I first tasted this wonderful soup in the ancient walled city of Spello, Italy. It was a sunny day in early October as my wife and I were exploring the streets of this picturesque old town.

As the bells tolled the lunch break, we noticed a little trattoria with a sign in the window: 
“Zuppa Di Fagioli Della Casa” (House Bean Soup) We ducked in and tried it. It was fabulous, and was served with fresh homemade bread! Every time I make this soup I revisit that beautiful fall afternoon!

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